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The transformation of a Norman Jaffe House

Completed in 1978, Norman Jaffe's Gruss House is a representative example of his self-described "Zeus style". Referencing the mythological god of the sky, Jaffe found formal inspiration in the sky, clouds, and coastal dunes of the Eastern Long Island, East Hampton, United States.
With its bold shingle roof and distinctive Tennessee sandstone-clad walls, the house had undergone several unfortunate interior renovations. Together with its...

the pool house

A lot of design projects start with problem-solving, and this pool house on Long Island’s East End, was no exception. Although building codes in the Hamptons don’t compare to our nanny state codes in Australia, the Hampton’s does specify that a pool house can only contain 200 square feet of interior space. Designed by Robert Young Architects, the interior section is maxing out...

Hamptons pool house

The project aim for this Hamptons pool house was to create a maximum variety of experiences within a relatively small set of indoor and outdoor spaces, all within eyeshot and earshot of each other. Designed by Robert Young Architects, the space reveals a range of dedicated areas: a seating area with fireplace, trellised sections that frame the sky, enclosed areas for storage and...